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Datfishdude

Fishing report 2/25 - 2/27

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We just returned from Red and the fishing was mediocre. Despite Kelly and Jon's best efforts to find us fish there were not many crappies to be found. We caught 3 slabs and 3 16 inchish walleyes on Mon night between 7 and 8:30. We caught two small walleyes Tuesday morning at 7:15. We did not have a single bite on Tuesday between 7:15 AM and 6:30 PM. I have not gone that long without a minnow mortality on Red ever! Tuesday night 6:30 - 9:30 we caught 9 slabs and 1 walleye. Every crappie we caught was absolutely dead stick with a red or plain hook. We caught two more walleyes early on Wednesday morning. The three of us fished most of both nights but we did not have any action between 9:30 PM and 7:15 AM. There were three of us but two of us caught all the fish as one of the guys was fishing with fishing tackle from 2 generations ago. You know the pointed stick, heavy braided line and large round red and white bobber that our grandfathers used. I hope I haven't offended anyone who still uses those tools as their weapons of choice on the ice. We still had a great time and we will be back in March. Thanks Kelly and Jon.

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How far were you guys? Sounds the the fishing is starting to pick up for crappies, only if youre on top of them! THanks for the reports

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